News: Updated Short breaks information.

Need a break? Durham local authority can still help.  

Although they can’t offer their usual short breaks for children and young people with SEND because of Coronavirus restrictions, Durham County Council have have developed some alternatives. They have developed a point of contact for you to find out more information on ways they can help. 

Below is the local authority ” short breaks solutions” phone number and email to contact if you feel you need a break. More information here

Telephone: 03000 260 270


The local authority ( in conjunction with MCT, Durham County Carers Support and other short breaks providers) are in the process for making a regular short breaks newsletter which we will share when released.

They also have an quick online Short break survey. If you wish to help shape short breaks in Durham click here and fill it in. Thank you.

Posted on: 26th June 2020